Careers

WORKING AT KENES – A GLOBAL COMPANY, THAT FEELS LIKE HOME 

­Creating a truly remarkable event takes professionals. Creating 3,600 conferences in more than 100 cities around the globe, with over 160,000 participants per year, takes a very special kind of passion. The kind you’ll find every day in the people that work at Kenes. For over fifty years, we’ve been nurturing talent and providing opportunities for career growth. It’s the reason we are one of the world’s leading Professional Conference Organisers (PCOs). If you are serious about events, come join our growing family.

Kenes is keen on building and maintaining a global team of confident, competent, customer-oriented employees. We are more than 350 strong – a true ‘family’ of dedicated professionals who provide the best possible service and support to clients around the globe. Simply put, Kenes employees are initiative-takers, doers, starters, and finishers.

At Kenes, we ask you to bring your personality to work. We aim to reflect the diverse nature of society and value our employees’ contributions irrespective of age, sex, race, or religion. We are a team of multinational, multicultural, multilingual and multitalented individuals. Kenes is looking for creative, ambitious and dedicated individuals to join our team. We offer the opportunity for personal and professional growth, with a competitive salary and benefits package.

If you are interested in joining a uniquely professional and enthusiastic team, view the open positions below or send your CV to careers@kenes.com.

You want to see behind the scenes? Have a look at the first birthday celebration video from our newest addition – the Sofia Office: https://youtu.be/esP1Mi3RyS8

Applications support – Sofia

Kenes Group is looking for an application support person who will be responsible for our events abstract submission process and back office support.

Responsibilities:

  • Set up back office and online systems,
  • System Q&A from the back office and user side
  • Prepare system for meetings with scientific committees and allocate materials for meetings
  • Generate progress reports including statistical reports
  • Support congress participants after abstract submission
  • Set up links for online programme
  • Set up/manage scientific programme (data entry, scheduling, programme drafts, generate reports)
  • Prepare materials for print/online publication including XML, eBook, congress app
  • Preparation and management of all aspects of the scientific programme
  • Work with the committee on the scientific programme including abstract processing/scheduling
  • Receive/upload information/data to the congress database
  • Provide texts (in English) for project literature including proofreading
  • Manage, track and QA the scientific programme
  • Adhere to work procedures and production deadlines
  • Track project material (e.g. abstracts)

Requirements:

  • Highly detail-oriented, well organised, attention to detail and accuracy, able to process vast amounts of data
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and work under pressure for long periodswhile meeting tight deadlines
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with ability to draft correspondence in English
  • Excellent communication skills, Service oriented
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent knowledge for Excel, Word, PP

Education and Experience:

  • Minimum 1-2 years of professional experience in administration support
  • Excellent English (verbal & written) Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Office, Outlook.

Please email your CV to: careers@kenes.com

Position Code: #13-20

Marketing Coordinator – Sofia

Kenes Marketing is looking for a highly motivated Marketing Coordinator to join its global marketing team. This is a tremendous opportunity to gain hands-on experience in the international marketing world. The marketing coordinator will handle several of the main marketing deliverables in Kenes’ event promotion campaigns, including email marketing, cross promotions, collateral design, social media and more.

Responsibilities :

  • Support the Marketing Manager by assisting and implementing marketing activities.
  • Assist with day to day marketing tasks, coordinate marketing and promotional activities within the team.
  • Ensure the execution of tasks and campaign management.
  • Liaise with designers for marketing collateral production, such as flyers, brochures and exhibition-related projects.
  • Assist with website briefings, production and website updates.
  • Produce written content for website and online newsletters.
  • Write and execute electronic emails.
  • Coordinate and implement promotional activities targeting societies and events.
  • Oversee and monitor online PPC campaigns.
  • Oversee and maintain social media platforms
  • Report on marketing activities.

Requirements:

  • Strong collaboration skills and experience with working as a team player
  • Great attention to details
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Confident and outgoing personality.
  • Strong understanding of the principles of marketing.
  • Organized and accountable for efficiently handling multiple tasks
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure and to meet deadlines.

 

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in communications, marketing or advertising, or related field
  • Minimum 1-2 years’ professional experience in marketing
  • English native or mother tongue level –written and spoken.

Please email your CV to: careers@kenes.com

Position Code: #12-2020

Senior Account Manager – Sofia I Amsterdam I Tel Aviv

Kenes Group is looking for a brilliant account manager to lead key Kenes’ clients together with his core account team 

  • Manage a core account team (meeting planner and programme coordinator)
  • Develop/maintain close relationships with clients backed by dedicated support/service on a regular basis
  • Ensure clients’ needs are clearly understood/addressed internally and in parallel, match clients’ expectations on Kenes’ methodology, capabilities and procedures
  • Think/plan strategically, leading to client’s growth/financial success and increased Kenes profit

Responsibilities

  • Develop long term relationships with Kenes clients, helping them to grow/promote their business
  • Partner with clients and generate actionable recommendations, process of execution and implementation
  • Responsible for the employee’s professional and personal development and Satisfaction
  • Oversee his team development and empowerment
  • Work closely with clients to understand their business needs; present creative, viable solutions to increase overall business
  • Communicate clearly all messages/requests/goals of the client internally to the team, on a regular basis
  • Participate in client meetings/collaborate with CRMs to develop/enhance partnerships
  • Coordinate with other Kenes departments to resolve client issues/problems to improve level of service
  • Design and produce documents/presentations to and for clients; clearly communicate client ROI
  • Recognize potential problems early, initiate/apply problem solving process
  • Be knowledgeable and accountable for all congress/clients matters
  • Responsible for his team delivery and quality

Requirements:

  • Excellent communication skills – oral and written
  • True leader that can motivate others to do above and beyond
  • Focus/attention to client support and service, with demonstrated ability to meet clients’ expectations/requirements (internal/external)
  • Problem solver that knows how to work in an intense environment
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective/productive relationships with clients
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and high level of professionalism
  • Ability to quickly grasp conceptual ideas and convey creatively in written/visual formats
  • Ability to prioritize in a fast-paced environment and work well under pressure
  • Fast learner and creative problem solver
  • Self-motivated with high degree of initiative and ability to work independently

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree – Marketing, Business Administration, Communications, Sales or related fields (extensive, related experience may substitute)
  • 3-5 years’ experience in sales/client support, including familiarity with standard concepts, practices, and procedures in a sales/client service environment
  • Excellent computer skills, including all Microsoft Office programs; knowledge of CRM – advantage
  • English – native or mother tongue level; knowledge of other European languages – advantage

Please email your CV to: careers@kenes.com

Position Code: #11-2020

Online Learning Specialist – Amsterdam

With the objective of delivering innovative learning solutions designed to improve healthcare professionals’ knowledge and competencies, the Kenes Education department is looking for an Online Learning Specialist, focused on continuing medical education. As a specialist in (e-)learning design and development, you will create impactful and quality e-learning interventions contributing to improved knowledge and competencies and ultimately improved patient care.

The online learning specialist will work on exciting learning projects for medical associations and manage the development process of learning strategies and e-learning projects. There will be a close collaboration between the Online Learning Specialist and the Educational Committees of our clients. Important in this role is to connect and liaise well with these stakeholders to ensure the promotion and that learning materials suit the clients’ target audience needs.

Responsibility:

  • Design impactful and quality (e-)learning programs and tools for a variety of medical topics and healthcare professionals
  • Implement learning content including writing, editing, and delivery of high-quality educational resources produced together with healthcare professionals (content experts), according to project needs, timelines and specifications
  • Coordinate communication with educational committees (healthcare professionals/ content experts)
  • Support and maintain online learning platforms on a daily basis
  • Ensure that all developed, written content is copy edited and clear prior to finalisation
  • Assess the usage reports of the online learning platforms and activities, inform stakeholder and take appropriate actions, if required
  • Conduct ongoing review of different methods of materials and make recommendations to improve the way we offer our content, service, and support to clients
  • Support the development of needs assessments and gap analysis on different topics in healthcare
  • Continually seek improvements in external vendor management and supplier strategy
  • Coordinate and support on the roll-out of (e-)learning initiatives
  • Advice on blended learning delivery strategy
  • Management for learning projects

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor degree in education and/or academic background
  • Minimum of two-year work experience, preferably in online learning
  • Experience and knowledge about online learning systems (LMS-Moodle and CMS/ authoring tools)
  • Proven ability to develop and implement pragmatic and innovative learning solutions with an understanding of adult learning principles
  • Fluent English (spoken and written) and clear communication skills
  • Copywriting skills with a command of writing conventions and the ability to self-edit
  • Strong computer literacy including Microsoft Office (e.g. Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel) and Adobe PDF
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work collaboratively with colleagues from different departments and with healthcare professional clients
  • Flexible and responsive to tight timelines
  • Project management skills

 

Please email your CV to: careers@kenes.com

Position Code: #10-2020